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Sappho

Description

Painting entitled "Sappho" at base of surround. Figure is shown half length sitting position, 3/4 view in torso and shown profile of her face. She is dressed in thin off-white tunic, elaborate hair style with flower and leaves.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Material
glass (material)
oil paint (paint)
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Glass
glass (material)
Oil
oil paint (paint)
Painted
paintings (visual works)
PICTURE, PORTRAIT
portraits
reverse painting on glass (image-making)
Dimensions
22.5 x 17.5 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1931.1252
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
GUSN
17221

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